Work Item
ASTM WK56649

New Guide for Standard Practice/Guide for Intentionally Seeding Flaws in Additively Manufactured (AM) Parts

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research and implementation of technology through the development of standards for additive manufacturing technologies. The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM technical committees and other national and international organizations having mutual or related interests.


flaws; nondestructive testing; nondestructive examination; seeding;


Industry does not have a process(s) to identify, create, and evaluate potential anomalies created during the 3D melt/sinter process.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F42.01

Committee: F42

Staff Manager: Pat Picariello

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-17-2016

Technical Contact: Benjamin Dutton

Item: 000